Quebec government releases details of new pilot programs; immigration programs changes

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:23:09 +0000

The Government of Quebec has released details of three pilot permanent immigration programs that will be implemented in early 2021. The draft regulation relating to the implementation of three new permanent immigration pilot programs was published on October 28, 2020 in the Gazette officielle du Québec. Over the next 45 days, the government intends to […]

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Canada extends online processing of temporary visas, eTAs, adds exemptions

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 12:54:47 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that the processing of online temporary resident visa (TRV) applications and electronic travel authorizations (eTAs) will continue into the new year. New categories of applicants have also been added to the list of those who are exempt from submitting TRV applications electronically. Under the current rules, all […]

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Canada regains 55% of jobs lost to coronavirus

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:38:03 +0000

Canada is seeing some economic recovery as coronavirus restrictions ease throughout the country. About 55 per cent of the 3 million jobs lost since April were recouped as of July, according to the Labour Force Survey. About 419,000 jobs were added in July, a 2.4 per cent increase over the previous month. The growth was […]

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Quebec resumes foreign worker recruitment campaigns

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:00:09 +0000

Quebec is holding online recruitment campaigns targeting foreign workers to help employers in the province fill labour shortages and support the province’s post-pandemic economic recovery. The planned recruitment initiatives called the Journées Quebec (Quebec Days) are led by the Ministère de l’Immigration du Québec, with the support of its network of representatives in various locations […]

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The Power Sector’s Most Crucial COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:20:55 +0000

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The latest version of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council’s (ESCC’s) resource guide to assess and mitigate COVID-19 suggests the U.S. power sector continues to grapple with key concerns involving control center continuity, power plant continuity, access to restricted and quarantined areas, mutual assistance, and supply chain challenges. In its fifth and sixth versions of the […]

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Electrification: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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Electrification has been a much-touted driver for the global energy transition toward decarbonization. But though an all-electric future could have vast implications for the power and gas sectors, achieving it

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Power Sector Resources for Coronavirus Pandemic Response

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:13:04 +0000

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As part of POWER magazine’s in-depth coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, its editors are curating a list of resources that may provide actionable information helpful to anyone involved in the world’s vast bulk power systems. Please write to editor@powermag.com if you know of additional resources that should be added to this page. General U.S. Industry […]

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15 Digitalization Game Changers in Power, Chemical Processing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:09:24 +0000

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Each year, the Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER and Chemical Engineering, recognizes people who are in the front line of implementing digital technologies in the power and chemical process industries. This year, we congratulate the following winners of the “Game Changer” awards, who will be honored at the Connected Plant Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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Why the 2010s Were a Definitive Decade for Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 04:03:12 +0000

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Every one of the 13 decades that POWER magazine has been in print has been definitive for electric generation technology, policy, and business in some significant way, but few have been as transformative as the 2010s. The decade opened just as the global economy began to crawl toward recovery from a historically unprecedented downturn that […]

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GE Unveils New H-Class Gas Turbine—and Already Has a First Order

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 13:29:24 +0000

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GE on Oct. 1 unveiled the 7HA.03, the newest model in its 2014-launched high efficiency air-cooled (HA) gas turbine line. On Oct. 2, it also announced that Florida Power and Light’s (FPL’s) Dania Beach Clean Energy Center will be the first to showcase two of the “world’s largest, most efficient, and flexible gas turbines” for the 60-Hz […]

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